2009 Curatorial Projects Summary -
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Nicholas & Sheila Pye
Conversation 5:
Jamie Vasta and Nicholas & Sheila Pye

July 23 - September 19, 2009
SFAC Gallery, Main Gallery

Conversations is an ongoing series of exhibitions at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery featuring a local artist alongside an artist from another point on the globe.


Michelle Blade
Trace Elements

May 8 - July 3, 2009
SFAC Gallery, Main Gallery and 155 Grove Street Window Installation Site

What are the trace elements of a City? Does the urban environment hold secrets or codes that would provide a greater comprehension of its systems, or of its human inhabitants? What remains when individuals and the places we build cease to exist? How does this evidence, these trace elements, assist us in piecing together history?


Image courtesy of Bob Lewis
Bill Fontana: Spiraling Echoes

February 13 - December 11, 2009
SFAC Gallery, Rotunda of San Francisco City Hall

A site-specific sound sculture for the Rotunda of SF City Hall by internationally renowned, Bay Area artist Bill Fontana.